creativity

Episode 228: Live From Chatter With Poet and Literary Historian Kim Roberts

Poet and literary historian Kim Roberts sits down with Daniel Ford, Sean Tuohy, and Melanie Padgett Powers at Chatter in Washington D.C.

Roberts discusses what inspired her recent poetry collection, The Scientific Method, her work for DC Writers' Homes, and why Washington D.C. is a great city for writers.

Culture, and ties to culture, is more important than ever.
— Kim Roberts

To learn more about Kim Roberts, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter @fan_belt. Special thanks to Chatter's Claude Jennings for running the board! 

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Episode 169: Author Tess Callahan

Tess Callahan, author of April & Oliver, talks to Daniel Ford about how her family inspired her to become a storyteller, the genesis behind her Tedx Talk, “The Love Affair Between Creativity and Constraint,” her publishing journey, and what authors can learn from painting.

Photo credit: Brendan Paul James
Work the whole canvas at once. Keep the brush moving.
— Tess Callahan

To learn more about Tess Callahan, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @TessCallahan. Also be sure to watch her Tedx Talk!

Today's episode is brought to you by Scrivener. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Visit the app's  official website  for more details.

Today's episode is brought to you by Scrivener. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Visit the app's official website for more details.

Episode 122: “Hey, I’ve Got This Great Idea You Should Write About…”

We all have those people in our lives. They have “wonderful ideas” that they think should end up as your next novel or screenplay. Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy discuss what writers should do with these ideas.

The pair also spent Patriot’s Day going off on tangents featuring what they’re reading, good distractions while writing, query letters, superhero musicals, and constructive criticism.

Photo courtesy of Stephanie Schaefer

Episode 77: Tripod Meets Writer’s Bone

Photo courtesy of Trident Booksellers & Cafe

Photo courtesy of Trident Booksellers & Cafe

Courtney Flynn and Adam Tzelnic, hosts of Trident Booksellers & Cafe’s podcast "Tripod," talk to Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy about writing, their favorite bookstores around the country, how the young adult genre has evolved (but not necessarily improved), and how they developed their creativity.

To learn more about Trident Booksellers and Cafe, visit the official website, like the bookstore’s Facebook page, or follow it on Twitter @TridentBooks. You can also listen to our first podcast interview featuring Courtney Flynn and Writer’s Bone fiction editor Dave Pezza.